August 2005 - Blabbermouth Archive

SENTENCED: Reaching The End Of The Road

Finnish masters of melancholic, suicidal rock SENTENCED, who reportedly brought tears to the eyes of quite some of the truly dedicated fans at their farewell show at Wacken Open Air this year, are slowly reaching the end of the road. Soon the band will rest in peace forever. One small cure for the agonising wrench ...

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TAPPING THE VEIN To Enter Studio This Weekend

Philadelphia's TAPPING THE VEIN will enter the studio on September 3 with renowned producer Neil Kernon (NEVERMORE, QUEENSRĊ¸CHE, CANNIBAL CORPSE) to begin recording the follow-up to 2002's "The Damage", tentatively due in early 2006 via Nuclear Blast Records. Kernon apparently contacted the band while they were in the middle of writing material for their sophomore ...

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ARCH ENEMY: 'Doomsday Machine' Enters German Chart At No. 34

ARCH ENEMY's "Doomsday Machine" album, which was released in Europe on August 22 via Century Media Records, has entered the official German Top 100 chart at position No. 34. "Doomsday Machine", landed on The Billboard 200 chart two weeks in a row (#87 and #162), selling close to 30,000 copies in its first month of ...

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JUNGLE ROT To Release Live DVD

Wisconsin-based death metallers JUNGLE ROT are currently writing material for a new CD for a tentative spring 2006 release. The band are also planning on issuing their first DVD in October/November, featuring footage of the group's performance at the Fuck the Commerce festival in Germany. JUNGLE ROT, who are currently unsigned, recently announced the addition ...

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ASSASSIN To Tour Europe With ANNULATION

Reformed German thrashers ASSASSIN will reportedly be teaming up with Switzerland's ANNULATION for a European tour beginning on December 8, 2005. Exact cities and dates will be announced soon. ASSASSIN recently inked a deal with Marquee Records to have their first two albums (1987's "The Upcoming Terror" and 1988's "Interstellar Experience") distributed in North/South America ...

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DEINONYCHUS Prepare To Record New Album

Dutch doomsters DEINONYCHUS are currently working on their seventh full-length album with Juergen Bartsch from the German band BETHLEHEM on bass and William Sarginson (ex-THE BLOOD DIVINE) from the U.K. on drums. Tentatively titled "Morphium Replacement", the follow-up to 2004's "Insomnia" will be recorded and released by late 2006 via Italy's My Kingdom Music. For ...

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SAMAEL Begin Writing New Material

Switzerland's SAMAEL will spend the next few months writing material for the follow-up to last year's "Reign of Light" album. The group's as-yet-untitled new CD is not expected to surface until late 2006 at the earliest. In other news, SAMAEL's Vorph and Makro have secured an endorsement deal with ESP Guitars. SAMAEL's last release was ...

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